Flood assistance continues

The volunteers teams in the Darling Downs region – particularly Condamine, continue to make great forward progress with assisting families to get their homes and lives back into some resemblance of order.

To date we have had teams from YWAM, and two church building teams as well as our own volunteers.  They have assisted owners of the local caravan park get their cabins cleaned and functional again, a house has been totally relined with new gyprock and a painter is due to finish this makeover in the near future, another team installed a new kitchen for a family.  A diesel mechanic has assisted a number of property owners get machinery up and running again that had been inundated with water.  And many hands have assisted property owners with the clean off and repair of fences so stock can’t wander.

We had a stand at the Chinchilla Melon festival and it was a good opportunity to connect with families who have not yet received any assistance.

In all, the impact into the whole community has been fantastic.

We have been putting money into the economy of the towns by purchasing as many of the resources and supplies locally as we can.

About Care Outreach

Bill & Melissa Close founded Care Outreach in the early 1990's. Whilst travelling as itinerant ministers to churches and communities throughout Australia they travelled to a drought-stricken region and were struck by the disadvantages faced by Bush people. From then on the focus of their ministry shifted to caring for the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of people in Rural and Remote Australia.
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